Jen Fromal

Contributing Writer at Life'
Jen Fromal is a writer and explorer working on a career that allows her to do both. She currently resides in Philadelphia, PA, but will hop on a plane at a moment's notice in search of adventure. Jen currently writes for a variety of web and print publications covering subjects from travel to pets. She also maintains a personal blog at The Smashed Planet.

In an ideal world, we would all work from home in our pajamas while eating Sour Patch Kids and listening to our Spotify playlists on full blast. Unfortunately, most of us have full-time jobs away from the comforts of home. Each morning, we get up, don our nicest business attire, and head into the office. Whether you get there by bike, train or car, the […]

Woman In Love On Romantic Date

“WHAT DO I WEAR?” is likely one of the first questions that comes to mind when you think about going on a first date with a guy you’ve been pining after. You want to look sexy, but not too sexy. You want to look put together, but not like Martha Stewart put together. It’s all about finding that outfit that makes you look your best, […]

healthy breakfast

People have been saying it for ages – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You’ve undoubtedly heard it, and might even take it to heart, but in a world where we’re always on the go or in a hurry, breakfast sometimes doesn’t make the cut. Expert nutritionists and health gurus are all in agreement about breakfast being an integral part of your […]

Friends drinking wine

Wine tastings used to just be for Napa Valley travelers who knew the difference between a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Cabernet Franc, but a recent shift has made wine tastings more accessible, and more popular, than ever. With a focus on wine regions outside of the well known, go-to spots and a younger generation who seems to appreciate wine more than ever, wine tastings are […]

Two English Bulldogs

Man’s best friend can become man’s worst enemy if you pick a dog breed that doesn’t suit your lifestyle, personality and environment. While there is no way to guarantee that a certain breed will be a perfect fit for you, there are some basic things to take into consideration when picking out a canine companion. Doing a little research and examining your lifestyle will help […]

Man sleeping on globe in airport

Jet lag can be a major bummer when traveling. You arrive at the airport, ready to take on everything the new destination has in store, yet your body just seems to be on a different page. Jet lag refers to the symptoms you experiences when your body’s circadian rhythms are disrupted by travel, switching time zones quickly from east to west, or west to east. […]

Couple after an arguement

Most good relationships don’t come easy. You have to put in the work to get to know someone, only to potentially have it not work out. Sometimes it’s a case of bad chemistry or some other circumstance, like distance, that puts a wedge between two people. Other times, there are red flags right from the start. While it’s nearly impossible to find someone who is […]